02MHORT

Level 2 Modern Horticulture

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr V. Shankar

The Science and Business of growing Plants – for the Modern World. A selection of Unit Standards will be agreed with the student. THEORY + Practical Hands on learning In the REWA Garden here at school and on Offsite Training days - FARM - Permakai in Waiuku - NURSERY - Te Whangai Trust in Pukekohe (and others)

Core Standards = 14 Credits (1) Sowing Seeds and Monitoring Germination (2) Planting out by hand - Transplanting  (3) Pricking out and Potting on - separating seedlings from a tray into individual pots 

Additional Standards = 13 Credits  - Journal Writing, Hort Maths, Hazards

RECOMMENDED PRIOR LEARNING Satisfactory completion of Science would be advantageous.  An interview with Mr V. Shankar, Horticulture Teacher, may be required.


Recommended Prior Learning

10 credits at L1 Science or HOLA interview

Pathway

This course is helpful if you want to work in the Horticulture industry. Some examples of this kind of work include - gardening, conservation, Nursery work, forestry, growing fruit and vegetables, landscaping, cropping, floral work, beekeeping, farming, designing, taking care of parks and sportsgrounds.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 27 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 27 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 2803 v5
NZQA Info
Maintain a documented work record for a primary industry operation

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 19143 v3
NZQA Info
Perform calculations in a primary industry context

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23540 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of hazards, hazard control, and the consequences of injury in a rural workplace

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29502 v1
NZQA Info
Plant out by hand under close supervision

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29504 v1
NZQA Info
Prick-out seedlings or rooted cuttings, transplant, and pot-on young plants into containers under close supervision

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 29508 v1
NZQA Info
Sow seeds and monitor germination and emergence under close supervision

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 27
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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